Dow Kim is a private investor and a member of the Advisory Board of SK On, an EV battery manufacturer of SK Group, which is the second largest business conglomerate in Korea. He is also the President of the Dow Kim Family Foundation, a 501(c)(3) designated private foundation engaged in philanthropic activities in the areas of education, social services, and arts & culture with the sole purpose of helping to better and empower the lives of underserved and under-resourced Korean Americans.
In addition to the work through the Dow Kim Family Foundation and various other philanthropic activities, the Kim Family also supports education through The Dow Kim Family Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Fund at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kim was the Co-President of Global Markets & Investment Banking, EVP, and member of the Executive Management Committee at Merrill Lynch & Co from October 2003 to May 2007. He served as a Trustee of the Asia Society from October 2006 to October 2009 and a Board Trustee of the Marymount School of New York from 2005 to 2014. He received the “Spirit of Asian America Award” from the Asian American Federation of New York in 2006.
Mr. Kim received his MBA and BSE from the Wharton School and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Mr. Kim graduated from Phillips Academy Andover.